Australian Federal Police   arrested the 25-year-old Irishman upon arrival at Sydney International Airport. Photograph: Getty

A 25-year-old Irish man is due to appear in court in Australia for allegedly causing a disturbance on a flight bound for Sydney from Los Angeles. Au(...)

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Melbourne tournament. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Two-time champion and former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Australian Open. The 28-year-old won in 2012(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan are to again team up Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan at the Skibbereen Regatta. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Irish rowing may be making headlines for off-the-water activity, but the balance will soon be restored. The next nine days (Saturday, April 1st to S(...)

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia celebrates victory after winning his Mens finals match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during day eight of the 2014 Brisbane International at Queensland Tennis Centre  in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Lleyton Hewitt will go into the Australian Open as the player the top seeds will hope to avoid in the first round, after digging into his famed store (...)